Martin Gardner is one of the most beloved personalities in the areas of recreational mathematics, magic and puzzles. The influence of his work is immeasurable. He is the author of more than 65 books and countless articles, ranging over the fields of science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and conjuring.
His best-selling book has been The Annotated Alice, an analysis of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Martin has inspired and enlightened three generations of readers with the delights of mathematical recreations, the amazing phenomena of numbers, magic and puzzles, the play of ideas.